Assertive broccoli rabe benefits from a squeeze of lemon, a dash of red-pepper flakes, and the herbaceous flavors of oregano in this pasta dish.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions, adding broccoli rabe 4 minutes before end of cooking. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes over medium until garlic begins to sizzle, 2 minutes. Drain pasta and broccoli rabe and return to pot. Add oil mixture and toss to coat; season to taste with salt and pepper. To serve, sprinkle oregano over pasta and drizzle with lemon juice.

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Cook's Notes

You can add cherry tomatoes with the garlic and cook them until they burst.

Reviews (1)

8 Ratings
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Rating: 4 stars
07/12/2011
Just made this for dinner; very quick, easy, and tasty. I added cherry tomatoes to the garlic and I wouldn't make it without them.